Vanessa Barney is a Melbourne based hairdresser and makeup artist who started her hairdressing career in Queensland 20 years ago. Vanessa went on to spend 3 years working in London where she started pursuing her equal passion of makeup.

After perfecting her craft, Vanessa began her freelance hair and makeup career in Melbourne, while teaching and curriculum writing for many Melbourne hairdressing colleges.

Vanessa now works as a freelance hair and makeup artist in advertising, beauty, editorial, television,  fashion shows, red carpet, special event and weddings. Vanessa has had work published internationally and she has worked in the UK, USA and Australia.